Boat goes up in flames on water in Copiague

A boat went up in flames on theA boat went up in flames on the water in Copiague Saturday. water in Copiague Saturday.

Boat goes up in flames near Copiague dock

Boat goes up in flames near Copiague dock (4/30/16)

COPIAGUE - A boat with two people aboard went up in flames on the water in Copiague Saturday.

It happened near a dock along a creek on Dolphin Drive around 11 a.m.

Viewer video sent in to News 12 shows thick, black smoke pouring from the boat.

No injuries were reported, according to the Coast Guard.

Newsday reports that two people jumped from the 26-foot boat. One was able to swim to shore, and the other was picked up by a good Samaritan on another boat, the newspaper says.

The cause of the fire is unclear.

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